FCA Innovate: Regional regulatory surgeries

The 15 minute regulatory surgery sessions are aimed at innovative firms who want to speak to us about specific regulatory issues or questions they face, which could act as a precursor to applications for formal support via the our Innovate Direct Support or Sandbox team. 

Who should apply

The sessions are open to any firm with an innovative financial services proposition. A maximum of 3 people from your firm can attend the session.

When and where they will take place

We will be visiting the following locations in the coming months as part of our commitment to support innovative firms around the UK. The team will also be supporting the Live & Local regional programme in Bristol and Birmingham.



5 October 2017


5 October 2017

Bristol – Live & Local

19 October 2017


24 October 2017


26 October 2017


2 November 2017


3 November 2017


7 November 2017


8 November 2017

Birmingham – Live & Local

How to apply

Please send the following information to innovationhub@fca.org.uk using ‘[Name of Firm] Regulatory Surgery Application’ as the subject line:
  1. Describe your business model in no more than 30 words.
  2. Tell us how your business model is innovative (100 words max).
  3. Provide sample questions you would like to ask us.
  4. If you have previously applied to the Innovation Hub for support, please give us details.